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Wake County NC Disappointment

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Re: Wake County NC Disappointment

Postby Peter_Prepper » Mon Aug 26, 2013 10:00 am

maustypsu wrote:I finally did get a response after emailing the Raleigh City Manager a list of dates, times and methods I've used to contact his office regarding CERT. Here is what I got back...


The CERT team in Raleigh is not currently active. Should you wish to volunteer, I would suggest local organizations such as the Baptist Men or American Red Cross. They, as well as others, provide excellent training and disaster response.



Thanks,


Sounds like another case of " Nothing to do about much but much to do about nothing" Sort of like the change we heard about form one of those presidential candiates a few years back :eek:
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Re: Wake County NC Disappointment

Postby arkieready » Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:46 am

My CERT certificate expires in a few months & have started looking last week. Nothing in a 4 county search. I asked a fd friend if his department would sponsor 1 for his county. Blank look. I asked what citizens do when they have a tornado; he said they wait for help. No kidding? Sponsor CERT training to a few of the businesses & government bodies in town & you will have help at hand!
Maybe .Guv money (lack thereof) is the problem
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